2 DeLand residents found safe after leaving home

Ana Santos Davila, 84, and Hermino Guevara, 89, left home Saturday morning, deputies say

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday its deputies were searching for Ana Santos Davila, 84, and Hermino Guevara, 89, who were reported missing and considered endangered after they left their DeLand home on foot that morning. (Volusia County Sheriff's Office)

DeLAND, Fla. – The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday its deputies have located a missing elderly couple safe after they left their home Saturday morning.

Ana Santos Davila, 84, and Hermino Guevara, 89, both with advanced Alzheimer’s disease, left their residence in the 2600 block of Winnemissett Oaks Drive around 8 a.m., deputies said.

On Saturday night, the couple made contact with police in Ocala and they are OK, deputies said.

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The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday its deputies were searching for Ana Santos Davila, 84, and Hermino Guevara, 89, who were reported missing and considered endangered after they left their DeLand home on foot that morning. (Volusia County Sheriff's Office)

Guevara was last seen wearing a maroon-red shirt, black pants and tennis shoes, and Davila was wearing a white blouse, gray, plaid pants and black sandals, as seen on the surveillance image above. The two left carrying a yellow duffel bag and a blue suitcase, deputies said.

Guevara has brown eyes, gray hair, is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds, according to FDLE. Davila also has brown hair and gray eyes, and is 5 feet 2 inches tall and 120 pounds.

Anyone with knowledge of Davila and Guevera’s whereabouts is asked to call FDLE, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office at 386-860-7030, or 911.

No other information was provided.

Ana Santos Davila, 84, reported missing to and considered endangered by Volusia County deputies. (Volusia County Sheriff's Office)

Clarification:

The initially cited report from the Volusia County Sheriff's Office listed Davila's age as 89 and Guevara's as 84. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement later clarified that Davila is 84 years old and Guevara is 89. We apologize for any confusion.


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